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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Collies Squirrel , Plate CIV.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
297
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Collies Squirrel, Plate CIV. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1847. Imperial folio-format hand-colored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting two of these small grizzled gray tree squirrels indigenous to Mexico and the Pacific Coast of North America in a vine-entwined tree; the sheet evenly toned to an ivory color, edge chips, discoloration to left margin, edge darkening, 27 x 21 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Mexico, Birdwatchers, Human behavior, John James Audubon, Squirrels, Tree squirrel, Visual arts

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